Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Manual Scan / Shariar Fouladi concert/signing July 19 at Vespa Motorsport

"IDW Publishing / Burger Records are celebrating the release of The Scooter Chronicles: A Mod Odyssey by Shariar Fouladi by holding a book signing and concert at Vespa Motorsport on Pacific Highway on Thursday, July 19 from 7PM-10PM PT. They’ll have 80’s Mod Rock group Manual Scan on hand to provide tunes, and author Shariar Fouladi will be on hand to sign copies of his latest release. IDW is offering everyone who attends a free copy of the book as well as a collectible pin. Reply to their Facebook Events page to let them know you’re coming" 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New compilation: Retro Prospective 1987 - 1997 includes The Shambles

From Facebook: "A new 40 track / 2 disc compilation, Retro Prospective 1987 - 1997, 
 detailing releases on the Minneapolis based label, Prospective Records. This features The Shambles version of "Louise," with the song "Fire" also included as a bonus track DL in the deluxe edition. 

Monday, July 9, 2018

Manual Scan set list July 7 at Burger Records

Here's what Manual Scan played at their Burger Records instore on July 7. Dean and Dale Hoth of the Eddies joined in on vocals for "Jungle Beat"

I Can’t Don’t Want To Faster
Nothing Can Be Everything
American Way
I Can Only Give You Everything
Shape of Things To Come
New Difference
For Those
All Night Stand
And We Still Feel The Same
Jungle Beat (with Dean and Dale Hoth)
Nothing You Can Do
Like Wow Wipeout
She Said It’s Late
She’s So Fine
Innocence Becomes You
Plan of Action  
Come See Me

Manual Scan at Burger Records / Fullerton July 7 by Dean Hoth

Thursday, July 5, 2018

True Stories Set List 07/04/18

This is the set list performed by True Stories at Standley Park's 4th of July Celebration - the band included Bart Mendoza, David Fleminger, Danny Cress, Martin Martiareana, Normandie Wilson, Symea Solomon and Alicia Previn. The power went out mid set so the band switched to instrumental mode and played "Walk Don't Run" and "Pipeline." The band played several special requests during the show including Marshall Crenshaw's "Someday Someway", The Kinks "You Really Got Me" and Bruce Hornsby's "That's Just The Way It Is." Meanwhile, Michael Fairchild of the bands League of Liars and The Spice Pistols, joined the band on vocals for the closing "With A Little Help From My Friends."

Eight Days A Week
Ticket to Ride
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Folsom Prison Blues
Route 66
I’m A Believer
Secret Agent Man
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
I Only Want To be With You
Love Potion #9
Walk Don’t Run
Fun, Fun, Fun
Surfin’ USA
Dancing In The Streets/
Nowhere To Run
Time of The Season
Someday Someway
What Good Am I?
No Matter What
Sister Golden Hair
I Got A Line On You
The Letter
You Really Got Me
Stand By Me
That’s Just The Way It Is
What is Life
Listen to What The Man Said
With A Little Help from My Friends (with Michael Fairchild)

Thursday, June 28, 2018

2018 OB Street Fair Program

Bart Mendoza penned most of this year's OB Street Fair Program, available free at area newsstands or online. From Facebook: "Here's a pdf of the 2018 OB Street Fair Program (on newstands), with features on The Chili Cook Off, The Fun Zone, Artists Alley, Volunteers etc + spotlights on Skyler Lutes, Dave Gilbert and League of Liars + a feature on The Moves Collective and photos of Ease Up, Band of Gringos, Country Rockin' Rebels, Stone Horse, Cardinal Moon and more..."

Sunday, June 24, 2018

August 15 San Diego Songwriters Meet Up Group

On August 15 Bart Mendoza will be featured guest at the monthly San Diego Songwriters Meet Up Group:


True Stories set list June 23 / OB Street Fair

Here's what True Stories played at the Artists Alley stage at the 39th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair.  The band went on at noon, with Falling Doves performing right before. That band includes drummer Greg Smith who also plays with True Stories - Bart Mendoza joined them on lead vocals for a closing  version of "Ticket To Ride." True Stories featured Scott Mathiasen on lead guitar, filling in for David Fleminger.

Can’t Seem To Make You Mine
Route 66
All Sorts
You Still Take My Breath Away
You’re Gonna Miss Me
Jumpin’ In The Night
High Heeled Sneakers
Mystery Dance
I’ve Just Seen A Face
In Your Arms
Slow Down
Comet’s Tomorrow
The Last Time